LibriVox recording of The Tale of Grandfather Mole by, Arthur Scott Bailey. [Read by Lucy Burgoyne.]
Arthur Scott Bailey (1877 – 1949) was the author of more than forty children's books.
Bailey's writing has been described thusly by the Newark Evening News: "Mr. Bailey centered all his plots in the animal, bird and insect worlds, weaving natural history into the stories in a way that won educator's approval without arousing the suspicions of his young readers. He made it a habit to never 'write down' to children and frequently used words beyond the average juvenile vocabulary, believing that youngsters respond to the stimulus of the unfamiliar."
(Summary by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Scott_Bailey)
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